Tag Archives: Charles Trenet

La plus forte passion, c’est la peur

Jean de la Fontaine died on April 13, 1695 at the age of 74. He is most famous for his fables in which animals illustrate the folly of human ways. Eighteenth century linguist Silvestre de Sacy said that la Fontaine’s … Continue reading

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Ce n’est pas la mer à boire

French crooner and songwriter, Charles Trenet (May 18, 1913 – February, 19, 2001) wrote and sang the songs that represented the hopes and joys of the new middle class. One of his biggest hits, La Mer, was about the joy … Continue reading

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